The Dead Live at Levi's Stadium on 2015-06-27
- The Dead
Santa Clara, CA
June 27, 2015
Source: Schoeps MK4's>Schoeps CMR's>Naiant PFA>Edirol UA-5 (BM2p+)>Edirol R-09HR
Transfer: SDHC>Adobe Audition>Cakewalk pyro>.WAV>FLAC (5)
Location: OTS ~ 10'
Uncle John's Band
Cream Puff War
Viola Lee Blues
Turn On Your Love Light
What's Become Of The Baby?
The Other One
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|Uncle John's Band|
|Cream Puff War|
|Viola Lee Blues|
|Turn On Your Love Light|
|What's Become Of The Baby?|
|The Other One|
- SDHC>Adobe Audition>Cakewalk pyro>.WAV>FLAC (5)
- Santa Clara, CA
- Taped by
- Transferred by
- Levi's Stadium
Subject: FTW day 1
Subject: Fun Show
Subject: Whats Become Of The Baby
Subject: At a loss for words-- My what a Glorious Evening
At this show I completely was blown away. Dancing as if my life depended on it (sort of like how Jerry mentioned in an interview that he would play as if his life was on the line), I dehydrated the living daylights out of the ego-less shell that my universe was inhabiting. By jumping, bouncing, and spinning around in the intense heat passing by all of the endless smiling faces with roses in hair I saw pure joy and deep play unfold before me to seemingly no end for the entirety of the first set. When the glorious, watercolor-esque sunset orange/pink clouds parted and the double rainbow emerged I swear I both saw and heard Jerry in my mind, telling me and every other fricken Head in the place to keep his spirit alive.
Hilariously enough I wound up passed out in deep trip CEV for a little during intermission, somewhere in the hallways, overwhelmed by complete and utter vibes of beauty. Having intakes to bring water to me and feeling supported and loved by basically every single Head in the stadium, there is no way I could call this a "bad trip". Regardless, it was a little overwhelming. It was the rainbow that sent me in there, and when I finally got out by cascading through and out the fiery ring spiral of my third eye-- of course they were just starting Dark Star and the fireworks were shortly after going off. It was all too perfect and magical and as someone else mentioned the entire second set was a total face melter.
My favorite jam of Dead history has oft been their '67 "St. Stephen> The Eleven", and the fact that on this evening that brilliance was enveloped by even more intense and gorgeous jamming on either side with DS to introduce and Lovelight to come out, my mind was being blows in an infinite number of ways. Of course Drums>Space was seriously special, it shook the whole damn place with unique percussive and mechanically engineered sounds never before heard. WHATS BECOME OF THE BABY!? Like what!? So awesome.
The Other One sent us all spinning around and around and the description of spanish lady's roses and bus stops trembling and exploding became all too clear to me in that state of mind. I also fucking loved the delay on Bobby's mic and the chemistry he was able to build with Trey. Fuck the haters, although he could never fill the unfillable shows, Trey still did an incredible job keeping up and showing us all a new means of approaching this music. Those who discredit him lack the love and acceptance that ought to define the DeadHead culture!!!
As for Morning Dew, the rippling and evolving blue colors of the light show combined with the soft resonance of Bobby's gentle voice (as opposed to when he had to strain it on the high-energy songs) just sent tears streaming down my face. I couldn't believe that this incredible past five hours (more importantly the past 50 years) was truly about to come to an end. It was all too amazing to really describe and I feel like I am butchering it to some extent here... But it all really changed my life.
Casey Jones was too fun to dance to. I also love how everyone was smoking weed the entire show and no security could give less of a fuck. The stadium was overrun with the love as it should have been, and although leaving that place (when they turned all the bright fluorescent lights on) was disorienting as all hell, I felt the I had died at the Dead show and came out reborn. What a long strange trip it truly has been. Be Kind My Brothers and Sisters!!!!! <333
"Inspiration, move me brightly
Light the song with sense and color, hold away despair!"
Subject: Best of!!
Subject: jerry said
Subject: Thanks Man!
Subject: horrible show, maybe better on tape
I'll listen just to hear the train wreck again. Maybe it's not as bad as I remember.
The drums, though, were great!
Subject: Sound at the show
Subject: Gracious Aplenty
Look, if you thought you would be getting Trey rage and GD bliss a la heyday, well...you got doses of that. The reality is that this is a band that does what it wants. There were a few rough patches, but in my estimation, that did distract from the amazing whole. The sound was fine, the playing was collective yet challenged at times. But all in all, I think this band came together, had a mission, and executed it quite well.
To call the music "shit" shows a complete lack of understanding the GD ethos, history, and direction the beast has taken in the past 20 years, post Jer.
This band has fire, warts, grit, determination, and, moments of ecstasy (see Viola, see Alabama, Sugar Mags).
Keep on truckin'
Subject: Loved the dynamic
Subject: Thank you!
Guess you had to be there.
Subject: Nothing like a Grateful Dead show...
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